Sunday, September 27, 2020

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Austin, TX Growth Measured by Tall Building Construction

Austin has grown a lot lately...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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Where Do Football Plays Occur?

Simple question...where does each play start in the NFL?
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Saturday, September 5, 2020

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Interesting Statistical Paradoxes You Might See With COVID-19

Some trends might appear baffling but have really simple explanations. Here's my guess on two that we might see. They are both examples of sampling bias.

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Sunday, August 16, 2020

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Why Are Tax Rates So Low for Rich People?

This is an enormous topic, so I'll just focus on investments, cover some basics here, and provide simple examples. A major reason that the tax rates are so low for rich people is that investments are often taxed lower than normal income and rich people make a lot of money from their investments.
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Friday, August 7, 2020

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When Do NFL Players Peak?

Aging is brutal. It is particularly bad for top athletes. I wanted to see at what age NFL players peak.
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Sunday, August 2, 2020

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Simple, Runnable Demo Comparing Sequential and Parallel Python (using concurrent.futures)

I wanted a really simple example explaining this for my wife so I'm going ahead and posting it here.
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Thursday, July 23, 2020

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NFL Running Back Comparison Tool

Here's a tool that I wanted for comparing NFL RB careers. Click on the checkbox next to any running back to add their data to the plots, and choose what's being plotted using the dropdown.
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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How Bad Were Jameis Winston's 30 Interceptions in 2019?

In 2019, Jameis Winston threw 30 interceptions. That seems extremely high for a modern starting quarterback, so I wanted to see if it was the largest outlier ever.
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Friday, July 10, 2020

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How to Turn off 1-Click Ordering on Amazon

I noticed recently that Amazon removed the ability to turn off 1-click purchasing of apps...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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US Excess Deaths Over Time

I was curious how the initial COVID-19 spike affected death rates, so here you go:

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

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Why is the COVID-19 Death Rate So Low in Texas?

Texas has massive COVID-19 infection numbers but relatively low death rates. Why is that?
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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How Do I Sleep for a Specific Time in JavaScript?

For a more general question, how do you use async and await with nearly anything in JavaScript?
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